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Fields of Blood

Religion and the History of Violence

Karen Armstrong

With a new postscriptIn these times of rising geopolitical chaos, the need for mutual understanding between cultures has never been more urgent. Religious differences are seen as fuel for violence and warfare. In these pages, one of our greatest writers on religion, Karen Armstrong, amasses a sweeping history of humankind to explore the perceived c...
Publish Date
2015
September 15
First Published in 2014
Goodreads rating
3.91
ISBN
9780307946966
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
May 16, 2019
@DaveHerroon Very few conflicts are actually *about* religion. Religion is used to construct narratives of conflict, after the conflict has already been seeded. Here's a great book on that:      source